Definition of Palm Sunday in English:

Palm Sunday

noun

  • The Sunday before Easter, on which Christ's entry into Jerusalem is celebrated in many Christian churches by processions in which branches of palms are carried.

    • ‘Verse 27 invites us to bind the festal procession with branches, gathering up Palm Sunday as well as Good Friday.’
    • ‘Sure, my parents took my brother and sister and me to church the occasional Easter and Palm Sunday but we never went long enough to absorb what the pastor talked about.’
    • ‘This Sunday the Easter week ceremonies will commence with the Palm Sunday procession in all the parishes of the district - Croom, Manister and Banogue.’
    • ‘This is an Easter musical telling the story from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.’
    • ‘This Sunday has two titles, Palm Sunday and Sunday of the Passion.’
    • ‘These eight days, beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Easter commemorate the central drama of Christianity.’
    • ‘The Christian world yesterday celebrated Palm Sunday, a very significant day when Jesus Christ entered the city of Jerusalem triumphantly just before his crucifiction.’
    • ‘This hymn is not directly related to either Passion Sunday or Palm Sunday.’
    • ‘But in America people come to church on Palm Sunday and again on Easter, with no services in between.’
    • ‘For several years the church has led its Palm Sunday procession from the parish hall in Long Street to the church, but this year was the first time a longer route led by a donkey has been taken.’

Pronunciation:

Palm Sunday

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